Official Statistics of Finland

Accommodation statistics

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Demand for accommodation services remained on level with the previous year in 2015
29 Apr 2016
In 2015, accommodation establishments in Finland recorded nearly 19.8 million overnight stays, of which domestic tourists accounted for 14.2 million and foreign tourists for 5.5 million. The foreign demand for accommodation services declined by 3.5 per cent, while the domestic demand grew by 1.1 per cent compared with the previous year. Total demand for accommodation services declined by only 0.2 per cent in 2015. The year 2014 already indicated a slight petering out in the demand for accommodation services and in January 2015, the demand decreased further by close on eight per cent. A slight growth was achieved in February, but during spring, the demand for accommodation services decreased again until July when the demand increased by one per cent. The remainder of the year showed a slight growth, apart from November when the demand decreased by three per cent. These figures are data from Statistics Finlands statistics on accommodation establishments and they have been collected from accommodation establishments with at least 20 beds or caravan pitches with electricity connection.

Next release:
19 May 2016

Description: Accommodation statistics describe the supply and use of hotel services, and provide data on the numbers of users of these services and on overnight stays. The supply is depicted with data on the volume of room and bed capacity of hotels, use of the services is calculated as a proportion of sold rooms of total available room capacity (utilisation rate). Demand for hotel services is also measured with the number of overnight stays. Users of the services are divided into domestic and foreign tourists.
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Keywords: accommodation activities, accommodation establishments, domestic tourism, hotels, non-residents, tourism.
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Change: Population of the accommodation statistics will be extended due to the EU Regulation on tourism statistics
15 Jun 2012
Statistics on tourism concerning 2012 will be compiled in accordance with the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (EU) No 692/2011.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Accommodation statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-6325. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 6.5.2016].
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